Akita prefecture

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Akita prefecture (秋田県 Akita-ken) is an area of Japan located in the Tohoku region of Honshu island. Its population was 1,134,000 in 2006.[1]

Akita prefecture shares its name with its own capital city, Akita (秋田市 Akita-shi).


  1. Japan Statistical Yearbook: 'Population by Prefecture 1920-2006'. Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications. .xls document.

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